By Joe McDonald AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — One of China’s top entrepreneurs, the chairman of the Fosun conglomerate that owns Club Med and other businesses in Europe and the U.S., is assisting Chinese authorities with an investigation, his company said, a possible sign that an anti-corruption campaign is widening beyond state companies. Fosun […]
Larine Chung is a Gage teaching artist and graduate of Gage’s Aristides Atelier – an Atelier is an advanced artistic workshop – she is native of Shanghai, China. She trained as a classical pianist in her childhood, but decided to pursue art in college. After she completed her BFA in the Chinese University of Hong […]
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping is removing his predecessor’s influences while consolidating his power. The evening announcement came two years […]
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — When attackers from China’s minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them. When security forces led […]
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – Yin Min held the ashes of her son and wept, she said, as she marked 25 years since he was killed in the crackdown by Chinese tanks and troops on protests at Tiananmen Square. Outside, guards kept a close eye on her home while police blanketed central […]
Josh Yiu, Foster Foundation Curator of Chinese Art at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), has accepted the position of Associate Director of the Art Museum at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Yiu has been at SAM since 2006 and will be leaving his post effective July.